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New and Published Textbooks

  1. Talking Back

    Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In childhood, bell hooks was taught that "talking back" meant speaking as an equal to an authority figure and daring to disagree and/or have an opinion. In this collection of personal and theoretical essays, hooks reflects on her signature issues of racism and feminism, politics and pedagogy. Among...

    Published November 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Black Looks

    Race and Representation, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In the critical essays collected in Black Looks, bell hooks interrogates old narratives and argues for alternative ways to look at blackness, black subjectivity, and whiteness. Her focus is on spectatorship—in particular, the way blackness and black people are experienced in literature, music,...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Yearning

    Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    For bell hooks, the best cultural criticism sees no need to separate politics from the pleasure of reading. Yearning collects together some of hooks's classic and early pieces of cultural criticism from the '80s. Addressing topics like pedagogy, postmodernism, and politics, hooks examines a variety...

    Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sisters of the Yam

    Black Women and Self-Recovery, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In Sisters of the Yam, bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females could both work on their individual efforts for self-actualization while remaining...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ain't I a Woman

    Black Women and Feminism, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Feminist Theory

    From Margin to Center, 3rd Edition

    By bell hooks

    When Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center was first published in 1984, it was welcomed and praised by feminist thinkers who wanted a new vision. Even so, individual readers frequently found the theory "unsettling" or "provocative." Today, the blueprint for feminist movement presented in the book...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Feminism Is for Everybody

    Passionate Politics, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Transgender Studies Reader 1&2 BUNDLE

    Edited by Susan Stryker, Aren Z. Aizura

    Over the past twenty years, transgender studies has emerged as a dynamic field of interdisciplinary scholarship. First collected in Routledge's own The Transgender Studies Reader in 2006, the field has moved on, rapidly expanding in many directions. The Transgender Studies Reader 2 gathers these...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Transgender Studies Reader 2

    Edited by Susan Stryker, Aren Aizura

    Over the past twenty years, transgender studies has emerged as a vibrant field of interdisciplinary scholarship. In 2006, Routledge’s The Transgender Studies Reader brought together the first definitive collection of the field. Since its publication, the field has seen an explosion of new work that...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Studying Men and Masculinities

    By David Buchbinder

    The late-twentieth-century anxiety about a ‘crisis in masculinity’ still persists today, particularly in English-speaking cultures. Studying Men and Masculinities offers an engaging and comprehensive overview of masculinity. Drawing on a wide range of cultural practices and texts from...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Reconsidering Women's History: Twenty years of the Women's History Network
    Edited by Lucy Bland, Katharina Rowold
    To Be Published November 27th 2014
  2. Queerying Families of Origin
    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
    To Be Published November 27th 2014
  3. Superheroes and Identities
    Edited by Mel Gibson, David Huxley, Joan Ormrod
    To Be Published November 28th 2014
  4. Debates in Nordic Gender Studies: Differences Within
    Edited by Cecilia Åsberg, Malin Rönnblom
    To Be Published November 28th 2014
  5. The Political Uses of Motherhood in America
    By Cynthia Stavrianos
    To Be Published December 5th 2014

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